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Blueberry Martini Jello Shots – NYC

Blueberry Martini Jello Shots – NYC
Blueberry Martini Jello Shots My friend Chris invited me to a barbecue last weekend, and wanting to be a good BBQ guest like Deb at Smitten Kitchen, I offered to bake a pie. It turns out, though, no one who was attending the BBQ was very excited at the prospect of pie. Who would’ve thunk it?! Geez, how can anyone not like pie? Pies are delicious; it’s jammy fruit in a buttery flaky crust! I didn’t want to make regular jello shots though, I mean my college days are far behind me. I made a few modifications to the recipe to make my life easier. The jello shots were a hit at the BBQ, especially amongst the girls. I can’t wait to experiment with these jello shots. Blueberry Martini Jello Shots (Adapted from an adapted recipe by the LA Times for Blueberry martini jelly shots at Bar Nineteen 12) Total time: 25 minutes, plus overnight chilling Servings: About 20 Shots (more if you use 1/2 ounce molds instead of an ice tray) About 60 fresh blueberries (more if the blueberries are small) 1. 2. 3.

Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Margarita Jell-O Shooters ~ A fun farewell to summer and a festive edition to your Sunday football tailgate party or gatherings. For another Jello shooter variation like this one, check out my Lemon Drop Jello Shooters cut into the shape of lemon wedges and my Rocky Candy Shooters shaped just like the rock candy you loved as a kid. Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters As many of you know, my Lemon Drop Jell-O Shooters are my issued dish from my girlfriend who holds the annual tailgate kickoff amongst our friends. This year with Matt being in the hospital, I sent them forward to the gathering in our absence. Now that we can finally make the next one in two weeks, she has again requested Jell-O shooters. That being the case, I opted to try what you see here. Besides how cute and fun are these? Printthis recipe Saveto recipe box Yield: Makes 24-30 Shooters Ingredients: 24-30 Strawberries Margarita Mix Directions: Strawberry Prep: A few notes: Leave a Comment

Unfettered F-U-N . . . Rainbow Jelly Shooter! Rainbow Jelly Shooter Its been a whirlwind at the test kitchen. The book is progressing (crossing fingers that it is going to press in early December!), we have been working on a little something (three little somethings, actually) for, and about a million more actions items cropping up here and there, many of which have not received appropriate attention and are currently housed in a bin marked "anxiety provoking". One of the highlights of our week was a lovely chat with Erin over at, who mentioned that they were hosting a Double Rainbow Week, which sounded like such fun! So, when the weekend rolled around, rather than trolling cocktail books for jelly shot inspiration, we decided it was high time for a bit of unfettered f-u-n . . . I love the "rainbow" gelatin technique - borrowed from the popular recipe for kids' finger gelatin. Cheers, Michelle Rainbow Jelly Shooter Suggested pan: 9" x 13" cake pan, or molds Yield: about 45 jelly shots Red Layer Yellow Layer

Big Red Kitchen: How to Make Edible Cocktails Or Jell-O shots. Whichever way you call it, Edible Cocktails are quirky. From seeing them wiggle on the platter, tilting your head back and throwing one down, to licking the stickiness from your fingers, you will agree that these gel cocktails will bring smiles to your guests’ faces. But don’t let these childhood-like treats fool you, they have a bite and will sneak up on you if you have a few too many. I first saw these on Brilynn’s site Jumbo Empanadas and knew that these would be what I would bring to Himself’s office party the other night. Edible Cocktails: Sangria (adapted from Brilynn’s Sangria Bites)1 3/4 cups Reál Sangria- my favorite Sangria! Mix the first 3 ingredients in a small sauce pan. Tips on Making Edible Cocktails1. Be creative and have fun! Have a delicious weekend!

Fancy Watermelon Jello Shooters I made these for our New Years Eve Party (with left over oranges and cherry jello we had in the pantry) and they were a huge hit. Who doesn't love jello shots? Brings me right back to college. Unfortunately dixie cups don't exactly look elegant alongside fancy cheese plates and party napkins. Not to mention the pink or blue stain on your finger all night from extracting. Here is your solution! *10 limes, *one box watermelon (or any kind of red color) jello * 1 cup vodka *1 cup boiling water - 10 limes makes 40 jello shots - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Star Spangled Jello Shooters… Cheers to America! | Grin and Bake It! Jello is one of those all American desserts that has been around forever. Don’t we all have fond Jello salad memories? The origin of Jello dates back to 1845 when Peter Cooper patented a product set with gelatine. In 1897 Pearle Wait expanded on the idea, with the hope of marketing it. His wife named the product, Jello. What a better way to celebrate the birth of our country with Jello… Jello shooters to be exact. Bring these to your Fourth of July celebration, and I can almost guarantee you that these will be a hit with the grown-ups at the party. Kids love Jello. Patriotic jello stars infused with vodka are not for kids.Patriotic vodka stars should be out of reach of children. How to make Patriotic Jello Shooters: Purchase a star mold. Jello Star Shooter Recipe 3/4 cup boiling water 1 envelope Knox Gelatine, 1 ounce 6 tbsp. blue jello* 1/2 cup raspberry vodka* Boil water and stir in knox gelatine, jello powder, and vodka. *I used homemade infused raspberry vodka. Cheers to America!

Someone Left The Cake Out In The Rain Lemon Drop Jello Shots These Lemon Drop Jello Shots were a huge success at our football tailgate this weekend. Everyone was so surprised at the presentation and how great they tasted. So, as promised here's the info for how to make these fun little treats. Lemon Drop Jello Shots - 8 large lemons - 2 packages lemon Jello (3 oz each) - 1 cup boiling water - 1 cup citrus vodka - 1/2 cup lemon juice - 1/2 cup ice cold water Cut the lemons in half lengthwise. Prepare the Jello mixture by mixing 1 cup of boiling water with two packages of lemon Jello. Pour the Jello mixture into each lemon half so that they are completely full. Once the Jello is firm, and you're ready to serve, cut each half into three slices. This recipe can also be modified to use with any other citrus fruit like oranges or limes. source: savory reviews

Drink Recipes, Drinking Games and More at Bar None Drinks Strawberry Lemonade Recipe | The Family Kitchen Nothing says spring or summer like a tall glass of lemonade. It’s refreshing, delicious and so very good on it’s own, simple and uncomplicated. But every once in a while, I like to change it up. Strawberry Lemonade Recipe Ingredients 6 lemons, juiced 1 pint strawberries 2 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups water Method 1. 2. Makes 2 quarts.

Gastronomers Guide: Watermelon and Mint Ice Cubes For an interesting twist to serving iced tea, add these watermelon and mint ice cubes. I've adapted a recipe from Relish magazine, an excellent new food magazine that can be found as a supplement in your Sunday paper. The ice cubes go well with any drink you want to liven up, not just tea: add it to punch, lemonade, mixed drinks, and so on. 2-1/2 cups watermelon, cubed1 to 2 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon sugarjuice of 1/2 lemon24 mint leaves Into a medium bowl, press the watermelon cubes through a fine mesh strainer. Nutella embodied in a Shot It’s no secret… I’m a big fan of the Chocolate-Hazelnut flavor combination. So far I’ve used this flavor profile to make these cookies… as well as these… I’ve also used it to frost a cake… to add a little “PZAZZ!” And let’s not forget one of the best ways to enjoy this flavor combination, in the form of gelato of course! So, this weekend I decided I would use this flavor profile to bring you this week’s cocktail. Gianduia (Chocolate-Hazelnut) Shotserves 33 ounces Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur 3 ounces Godiva Chocolate Liqueur 1.5 ounce heavy whipping creamNutella to rim the glassesMix ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Salute! Be Sociable, Share! Tagged as: Frangelico Liqueur, godiva chocolate liqueur, heavy whipping cream, nutella

fresh orange smoothie ("orange julius") This past Friday night was meant for celebrating. The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection. Friends gathered from all around the city with chips and salsa and salads and popcorn and laughter and stories to share. And a very special birthday girl turned the big 3-0. Friends, meet Stacey. Read more TGIF, friends. Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Did I mention on here that I’m leading an Easter choir at my church?! I’m kind of over the moon about it. Anyway, warm wishes coming your way for a good weekend ahead. Read more Ever since my friends and I met for a tapas happy hour at our neighborhood Spanish restaurant a few weeks ago, I’ve had sangria on my mind. So of course, when I found myself in the fruit section at the market this week trying to decide what kind of sangria to make for our weekly neighbor night, I immediately thought of sangria. Read more Read more That recipe is coming on the blog tomorrow. Read more